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CRITICAL FACILITIES


Critical Facilities: Clients seeking an electrical engineering firm to provide design services for their critical facilities continue to rely on Designcore Engineering Ltd. for the planning, design and implementation of innovative facilities with unique objectives for capacity, reliability, flexibility and budget.

Some Critical Facilities Projects by Designcore

Shaw Campus Data Centre

Calgary, Alberta
Major data centre build-out targeting LEED Silver consisting of dual 15kV utility services, six (6) 15kV 2.6MW diesel generators configured as N+2, 5MW of 2N redundant UPS capacity, featuring free-air cooled server pods with containment supported by fault tolerant and concurrently maintainable electrical systems. The entire project was designed using Autodesk REVIT MEP.

SIZE: 170,000 sq.ft.
PRIME CONSULTANT: Mechwave Engineering Ltd.
ARCHITECT: Callison
STATUS: Complete

CMG Data Centre

Calgary, Alberta
Purpose-built high density computing Data Centre featuring a phased build of 40 racks with generator back-up, bypass isolation transfer switch, UPS and dual power paths via overhead busway to servers housed in pods featuring hot-aisle containment. The project also features scene-based LED lighting, pre-action fire protection, VESDA for smoke detection and free air cooling for energy efficiency. The entire project was designed using Autodesk REVIT MEP.

SIZE: 3,100 sq.ft.
PRIME CONSULTANT: Mechwave Engineering Ltd.
STATUS: Complete

Shaw North Internet Data Centre Expansion

Calgary, Alberta
Fast-tracked construction of a 130-rack Data Hall expansion including A/B redundant central UPS distribution, central A/B Telecom DC Power Systems and pre-action sprinkler systems.

SIZE: 8,800 sq.ft.
PRIME CONSULTANT: Mechwave Engineering Ltd.
STATUS: Complete

Shaw NIDC Lab 1 Build

Calgary, Alberta
Fast-tracked construction of a 100-rack Server Room and Lab space project including new utility service, new standby diesel generator, central UPS distribution, pre-action sprinkler systems and high sensitivity air sampling smoke detection.

SIZE: 6,600 sq.ft.
ARCHITECT: Kasian
STATUS: Complete

Alberta Infrastructure JJB Data Centre Mechanical Upgrade

Calgary, Alberta
This project required detailed coordination with the Client and M & E trades to facilitate power distribution upgrades and a raised floor cooling upgrade while sustaining service to an active government Data Centre.

SIZE: 7,500 sq.ft.
PRIME CONSULTANT: TYZ Engineering Ltd.
STATUS: Complete

Bell Maynard Facility Smoke Control Upgrade

Calgary, Alberta
Designcore completed the fire alarm design including matrix development for a critical facility smoke control upgrade including on-site fire alarm verification to CAN/ULC standards.

PRIME CONSULTANT: TMP Consulting Engineers
STATUS: Complete

Shaw Canmore Hub-site UPS Upgrade

Canmore, Alberta
Facility upgrade for a critical regional hub-site including new utility service, emergency generator, A/B redundant UPS installation and dual path power distribution upgrades for customer server equipment.

SIZE: 1,500 sq.ft.
INTERIOR DESIGN: T.I. Studios
STATUS: Complete

Kearl Oil Sands Central Control Building

Fort McMurray, Alberta
The Central Control Room houses site process control, permits and emergency response and was designed with back-up power distribution, dual UPS, fibre optic communications, advanced smoke detection and access control / CCTV.

SIZE: 10,700 sq.ft.
ARCHITECT: SAHURI + partners
STATUS: Complete

Shaw South Internet Data Centre Expansion

Calgary, Alberta
Fast-tracked construction of two (2) 25-rack Server Rooms including A/B redundant central UPS distribution, central A/B Telecom DC Power Systems and pre-action sprinkler systems.

SIZE: 3,500 sq.ft.
PRIME CONSULTANT: Mechwave Engineering Ltd.
STATUS: Complete

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